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Boston-Worcester Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Boston to Worcester, MA bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$10.00
Shortest Duration0h 55m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to Worcester right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Boston to Worcester?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $11.00 was the low point for bus fares from Boston to Worcester. Buses from Worcester to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $11.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $1.92 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 57 minutes to cover the 39 miles (62 kilometers) from Boston, MA to Worcester, MA. However, the fastest bus only takes 55 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Worcester. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Boston?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Boston to Worcester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Boston to Worcester. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston to Worcester, MA; ticket prices start at $18.00.

What bus companies travel from Boston to Worcester?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Boston, Massachusetts to Worcester, Massachusetts. However, each company only runs one bus per day. We've compiled their average prices and journey times for easy comparison:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound11h 0m$10.96
Peter Pan Lines10h 55m$11.60

Where does the bus leave from in Boston?

Most buses depart from the main station in Boston, Massachusetts:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Worcester?

All buses from Boston arrive at one main station in Worcester, Massachusetts:

  • Union Station- 2 Washington Sqr

Price trends for buses from Boston to Worcester

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Boston, MA to Worcester, MA

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)




October 7, 2019 - Vacation


Pros: Smooth n stress free. Cons: Nothing. Tips: None. Pros: Smooth n stress free. Cons: Nothing. Tips: None.


Ardis C

June 4, 2019 - Visiting family


Pros: Efficiency. Cons: Permission to visit felt not granted. Tips: None. Pros: Efficiency. Cons: Permission to visit felt not granted. Tips: None.

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